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Jack Benny Program: Season 5, Episode 5: The Life of Jack Benny




(From TV.com) Rochester is typing up the script for next week's show: Jack Benny's life story.
The Sportsmen Quartet sing "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby."

Jack begins auditioning actors for the various parts in his saga. He hires a gorgeous young woman to play his first love, and his real first girlfriend to be his mother. He passes on the first young man who's auditioning to play himself as a child, instead casting the pushy little boy who is acting as the kid's agent.


Run time 25 minutes 10 seconds
Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

Reviewer: richgoup - - July 24, 2012
Subject: The Life of Jack Benny (The Jack Benny Program).
Season 5, episode 5.
Original air date: 28 November 1954.
Cast: Jack Benny (Jack Benny), Eddie `Rochester` Anderson (Rochester Van Jones), Don Wilson (Don Wilson), Mel Blanc (Herman, Postman), Barry Gotdon (Harry Johnson), Maudie Prickett (Miss Gordon), Jackie Russell (Mildred Audition), Mary Young (Mildred Holmsquist), Dennis Holmes (Jimmy Evans), Dick Ryan (Kevin O`Houlihan and The Sportsmen Quartet.
From IMDB.
Reviewer: The_Emperor_Of_Television - - May 26, 2012
Subject: It's Jack Benny Time
Another first-rate episode of this popular series.


The episode is so good that I'll refrain from my usual comic-book-referencing jokes, and simply say "watch it".
Reviewer: Earlon - - February 21, 2010
Subject: A catalog site for Classic TV shows
If you like Classic TV from of the 50's, I found a catalog site that makes it easy to find and watch episodes streaming from Archive.org at:

The Classic TV Channel

There are currently over 400 individual episodes of about 30 different programs, and the site is growing day by day. Check it out!
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